Building a Democracy for the 21st Century

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)  "Our democracy is under siege,” declares the website of the Democracy Initiative. The group is dedicated to ending the unprecedented influence of...

Liz Powell Honored on MLK Day

APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell with Reverend Al Sharpton. APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell received the Breaking Barriers Award at the National Action Network’s Annual Martin Luther King Day Awards Ceremony on Jan. 18, where she was...

Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On Jan. 18, the APWU will join the nation to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who dedicated his life to the fight for racial and economic justice. The civil rights movement and the labor movement continue to draw inspiration from the battles he led...

Rallying to Restore Voting Rights Act

The APWU had a strong showing at the rally to restore the Voting Rights Act. (This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) The APWU joined the NAACP, Democracy Initiative, and other labor...

APWU Joins Civil Rights, Financial Reform Groups Urging Senate to Reject Nominees to USPS Board of Governors

The APWU joined civil rights groups, labor organizations and financial reform groups on Sept. 30 in urging Senate leaders to reject a slate of nominees to the USPS Board of Governors. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...

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